Swelling From An Accident?

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Hello, good afternoon .. I was in a fairly bad accident. The inside of my mouth was pinched by several links. And on my lips there was a lot of blood but it was bleeding inside. Then there are also a few small lumps. And this morning after I woke up, my lips were swollen so big … is there any way to get the swelling on my lips?

1 Answer:

Hi Rifda .. Thank you for the question given.


After the accident and also you have undergone stitches there may be swelling. The swelling that you experience is still a natural thing because of the inflammatory process. This inflammatory process causes blood vessels to dilate and this can aid in the healing process. Apart from being a result of the inflammatory process, swelling can also occur due to a hematoma. Hematoma is a collection of blood outside the blood vessels, can occur due to the rupture of an artery, vein, or capillary so that blood collects under the tissue. The part that has a hematoma will feel painful, swollen, warm, and purple in color.


To reduce swelling, what can be done is:

compress with a cold towel 1-2 times a day
Avoid squeezing or handling the exposed part
For a while you can consume soft foods and enough water daily
If after yesterday's treatment the doctor gave you anti-pain medication then you can take it and don't forget to control it in the next few days.

May be useful


dr. Iriyanti

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